McConalogue unhappy with fishing quotas

The Agriculture Minister admits he’s not happy that Ireland faces a bigger impact on national fishing quotas than other EU countries as a result of Brexit.


Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue told the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee that Ireland is facing a 15 percent reduction on the number of fish it is allowed to catch between now and 2026.


Fishing groups say they feel let down by the EU’s deal with the UK on fisheries.


Minister Charlie McConalogue acknowledges that it’s a significant hit for them to take compared to other countries in the bloc: